Academic and Scientific Articles & Papers
New Mexico 50 Year Water Plan
In-Depth Webinars on the Leap Ahead Analysis and Resiliency Assessment Information!
Industrial Aquifer Concept
A summary of the current understanding of brackish groundwater resources in New Mexico and their potential uses in industrial development in order to conserve fresh water.
New Mexico Desalination Overview
An overview of what desalination is and the most common desalination processes.
New Mexico Positioned to be a Leader in Desalination
A brief description of New Mexico’s ability to be a forerunner in the implementation of desalination processes based on their fresh water supply, brackish water resources, and water management efforts.
Brackish Water Resources and Desalination Opportunities in New Mexico
An explanation of brackish water availability and trends in desalination development and implementation in New Mexico.
Resource Recovery of Brackish Desalination Concentrate Large-scale System Design and Performance Lessons Learned
Professor Mike Hightower of the University of New Mexico presents information on the recovery of chemicals and minerals from the desalination concentrate and the process’s viability in large-scale applications.
Emergency Supplemental Water Supply Considerations
An outline prepared by Deborah Dixon and Mike Hightower detailing the logistics of developing an emergency water supply using desalination of brackish water.
Overview of Fresh and Brackish Water Quality in New Mexico
Access to adequate supplies of fresh water is becoming an increasingly critical issue in many parts of the world
Desalination of inland brackish water: issues and concerns
According to the World Water Development Report (United Nations, 2003), by 2025, more than 50 percent of the nations in the world will face water stress or water shortages. As in so much of the world,
An Integrated Geochemical Approach for Defining Sources of Groundwater Salinity
New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute Technical Completion Report No. 388
Desalting Handbook for Planners
Desalination and Water Purification Research and Development Program Report No. 72
We sometimes forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one.